In honor of Banned Books Week, I have decided to dedicate this entire week to celebrating banned and challenged books.
This morning as I was trying to decide which topic or book to cover in celebration of challenged and banned books, I ran across an article that completely shocked me. Just in time for this week’s celebration, a parent in Tennessee has challenged one of the best books I’ve ever read: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
First let me tell you that I don’t like non-fiction in general. With that said, I will now tell you that Henrietta Lacks is not only non-fiction, but is also one of the most memorable books in my overflowing library of books I’ve read. Knowing this about me should tell you that it must be a really wonderful book to be on my list of best books ever.
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